What’s the best Bond gadget?

Welcome to Q-Branch. You’re in charge of equipping a secret agent going on a mission! Better not mess this up: which of these two items do you think would prove more helpful to our double-o in the field?

Which would you rather equip Bond with?

Battle: : Gadget

Tape-recorder book 

A small reel-to-reel tape recorder hidden in a hollowed-out copy of the Nassau Directory. (Thunderball)

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Multifunction lock-pick 

Concealed in a normal looking credit card (The World Is Not Enough)

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Do this as long as you like, but if you get bored please do help us figure out the best Bond villain, the best Bond villain henchman, the best MI-6 employee, the sexiest Bond, Bond’s best act of spycraft, and of course the best BondChest.